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Wine tasting in the Hunter Valley

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 19 Feb 2015 | By e_c_whittome | Views [228]

After a two hour drive out of Sydney back near Newcastle we arrived in the Hunter Valley, a group of 20, for a day of wine tasting in the oldest wine region.   Starting at Drayton's family estate which was established in 1853. Here we sampled ... Read more >

Tags: vineyards

My First 24 Hours in Manarola

ITALY | Sun, 1 Jun 2014 | By elena_valeriote | Views [1682]

My life whole I have wanted to come down the stairs of an airport escalator and be greeted by someone holding a paper with my name printed on it. It seemed to me that this was the epitome of glamour, the indication of an exciting adventure. Yesterday, ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, hiking, manarola, seafood, trekking, vineyards, wine

Frosty First Day of Kiwi Spring

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 21 Sep 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [716]

Frosty First Day of Kiwi Spring                 Departing Napier on a cold, blustery, rainy day, we decided to while away a couple hours touring the Hastings wineries. One tasting led to another and before we knew it our credit card was a few ... Read more >

Tags: dannevirke, martinborough, napier, rugby world cup, vineyards, wine

2008/01 Sydney to France...

FRANCE | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By lissa_05 | Views [513]

Monday 28/07 Departure day! Set out from home at 4.45am, on the train to Sydney's Kingsford Smith International airport arriving to check in, then headed straight for coffee! Flying Korean Airlines, we had been tipped to expect delays, so were not ... Read more >

Tags: beach, french cuisine, train journeys, vineyards, wine tasting

Mendoza, birthplace of the delicious Malbec

ARGENTINA | Wed, 29 Dec 2010 | By sobrea | Views [1216] | Comments [2]

Our trip has changed quite a bit since the last time I wrote! We have been spending a lot more time outdoors. We bought camping gear when we were in Santiago and since then have camped for the last 9 nights. At first it was hard to get used to the ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bike tour, lujan de cuyo, malbec, mendoza, vineyards, wine tasting

Cafayate and Posadas

ARGENTINA | Wed, 12 Nov 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [1105]

We got up early for a quick brekkie in the bus terminal and a minibus to Cafayate, one of the centre of wine making in the Salta region. Our mission was to be wine based for the day and shrug off the damage that Bolivian Rum had left in its wake. The ... Read more >

Tags: mate, meat, old cars, thermos, vineyards, wine

Magic Malbec Moments in Mendoza

ARGENTINA | Wed, 30 Jan 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1171]

The rain clouds are gathering outside and we are in a dimly lit barn looking at four glasses of red wine. They have been laid up in order for the perfect testing. Instinct tells us that there is probably some sort of etiquette to this and the two knowledgeable ... Read more >

Tags: andes, argentina, bike tour, bodegas, cabernet sauvignon, cycle, malbec, mendoza, tempranillo, vineyards


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